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The Anti-Work Brigade (Leaders Of The Great Resignation) Targets Amazon On Black Friday

A Reddit community that wants to ‘end work’ is leading a boycott of the online retail giant. The Anti-Work Brigade (Leaders Of The Great Resignation) Targets Amazon On Black Friday

A Reddit forum for people who have quit their jobs is seeing interest skyrocket during the Great Resignation — and now it’s using that momentum to take on one of the world’s largest companies.

The r/antiwork forum is calling for its more than one million members to boycott Amazon.com Inc. on Black Friday, the day after the Thanksgiving holiday, when retailers usually see a huge surge in shopping. The group originally planned to lead a broader strike among retail workers but switched to a boycott.

“Do not shop at Amazon on Black Friday. Do not even visit the Amazon web page or app. This is an easy task to undertake, but it will have some very powerful outcomes,” one user wrote in a post called Black Friday Boycott that’s been upvoted 2,200 times. “By focusing our efforts on one enemy, we make it easier to participate, and Amazon is the digital fiefdom most vulnerable to these boycotts.”

For its part, Amazon says it is taking significant actions to address concerns the group highlights, including offering “competitive wages and great benefits, and inventing new ways to keep our employees safe and healthy in our operations network, to name just a few,”  Kelly Nantel, an Amazon spokesperson, wrote in an email.

Designed for those who “want to end work” or “want to get the most out of a work-free life,” the forum has gained popularity among underappreciated and burnt-out workers who are increasingly dissatisfied with corporate America. Screenshots of people quitting their jobs and posts about toxic work environments receive thousands of likes and hundreds of comments.

Corporate greed and the failures of capitalism are popular topics.

More People Are Quitting

The group is currently among the top 15 fastest growing forums on Reddit, according to the site’s public metrics. Although it’s been around since 2013, subscriber growth spiked this fall —  doubling in the last two months alone. That coincides with a wave of employees leaving their jobs around the world. In the U.S., a record 4.4 million people quit their jobs in September, according to Labor Department data.

All those people are part of a trend called “The Great Resignation,” in which a range of factors from record wage gains to employers desperate for workers to high savings rates are allowing waves of employees to resign. The pandemic has also driven many to re-evaluate what they want out of their careers and their lives.

Some want even more flexibility from their jobs or are seeking more meaning from their roles. Others were forced to find new employment when entire industries went dark.

The turnover trend may have some staying power. In a recent Quinnipiac poll, more than 40% of respondents between the ages of 18 and 49 — or someone in their household —  were planning to change jobs in the near futures for better pay or working conditions.

Black Friday Strikes

While the Reddit forum won’t be leading a strike on Black Friday, other groups certainly are. Journalists at the New York Times Co.’s Wirecutter unit will refuse to work because the company is refusing to agree to an initial collective bargaining agreement with significant guaranteed wage increases, they say.

The r/antiwork members hope to lead a strike one day, but not yet.

“This boycott is very different from another failed general strike,” the post said. “No one risks losing their livelihood, we have no pretense of extracting concessions, at least not this time, and it helps grow a community that will become increasingly capable of empowering the workers of the world.”

 

Updated: 9-13-2021

‘Lie Flat’ If You Want, But Be Ready To Pay The Price

Upper-middle-class, well-educated young Americans are getting in on the protest movement started in China. But they may not understand what it will cost them.

The new “lie flat” social protest movement seems to be catching on. It started among overworked Chinese factory workers burned out from grueling 12-hour, six-day work weeks, and the unrelenting pressure from the government and society to climb the economic ladder. So some Chinese millennials formed an underground movement to opt out of work and the pressures of society.

Never ones to miss a chance to cry “hardship,” upper-middle-class, well-educated young Americans are also getting in on the action, claiming they, too, are burned out and quitting their jobs to do nothing. What this trend will mean for China is unclear, but Americans who choose to lay down in lieu of work may end up worse off than they think.

It’s hard to know exactly how many Americans are lying flat. The labor market is behaving strangely. Quit rates are at their highest level in more than 20 years. Normally that would be welcome news because Americans have been changing jobs less frequently over the years, which was contributing to wage stagnation.

Wages often increase when people change jobs. But the high quit rates could signal a less dynamic economy this time. Unemployment is high and many jobs are unfilled.

What’s even stranger are the many reports of burnout from people early in their career. High-power-track jobs like banking and law are scrambling to keep their young workers from quitting. According to a survey from the New York Fed from July, 2.3% of Americans under 45 are planning on leaving the labor force, compared to just 0.9% of Americans over 45. There was a time when ambition was admired; now opting out of a career garners 400,000 likes on Twitter.

Some labor economists speculate that many out-of-work Americans are taking their time to find new, better careers. They’ve been enabled by high unemployment benefits and stimulus payments that left them flush with savings and nowhere to spend it. There are also many anecdotal stories of Americans of all income and skill levels taking time to rethink their relationship to work.

Not all are lying flat. Some are taking this time to learn new skills that will launch a better career with higher pay and upward mobility. Those people may come out of this labor market in a better place, but the ones who are opting out altogether suggests a worrying trend.

In some ways it’s surprising to see Americans rising up against the cult of work and disparaging the idea of a career that defines them. True, the pandemic forced people to reassess their lives, and the combination of work and childcare left many exhausted and demoralized.

But, unlike Chinese factory workers, people in the developed world have never worked so little. One study estimates that between 1965 and 2003, American men gained an extra six to eight hours of leisure time a week; women gained four to eight. And since 2003, leisure time has increased further.

Americans may feel overwhelmed, perhaps by modern technology or more family obligations, but they’re not actually working harder than previous generations. So why lie flat now? It could be that work is much less pleasant when you don’t get to socialize with colleagues.

Or perhaps blurring the line between work and home this past year made work feel inescapable. Some realized hard work is not for them. But that choice is a luxury they may come to regret.

Many of the lie-flatters will probably return to work eventually; they will run out of money or get bored. But the length of their sabbatical will be important because the longer it goes on the more it will cost them. Historically, most of the pay increases you’ll experience in your career occur before age 45.

The skill development and networking that happens in your 20s and 30s set up your career for life. Work is hard when you start out, but you reap the benefits for decades. That makes your 20s and 30s a terrible time to have a midlife crisis.

The economy is undergoing a big transition. Technology and globalization were changing the economy before the pandemic, and the aftermath will speed those trends up. This will create winners and losers among those who can embrace and benefit from the change. But it will be a messy and unpredictable process. One group that will certainly lose out is the people who opt out entirely.

 

Updated: 11-19-2021

Here’s Where the Record Number of American Workers Are Quitting

In more than half of U.S. states, the Great Resignation is gaining pace.

The quits rate, or the number of people leaving jobs in the month as a share of total employment, increased in 29 states in September, the Labor Department’s State Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey showed Friday.

Where the Quits Are

Quits Are Lowest In New England As Unemployment Is Appreciably Higher

The quits rate allows for comparison between states of differing sizes. The largest increases were seen in Hawaii, Montana and Nevada. Those states also had the highest quits rates at 7.1%, 4.8% and 4.5% respectively. In total, 34 states had quits rates higher than the national rate of 3%.

Desperate businesses have boosted pay at a record pace and offered a host of other perks like flexible hours and cash bonuses to attract and retain workers. However, those perks paired with a tight labor market have fueled even more churn. Nationally, an unprecedented 4.4 million Americans quit their jobs in September.

Quits levels increased in 30 states and the District of Columbia, led by Texas and California.

A separate report out Friday showed payrolls increased in almost all U.S. states in October. Nebraska had the lowest unemployment rate in October, at 1.9%. Louisiana, Alaska, Michigan and the District of Columbia saw the largest job increases on a percentage basis from the prior month.

Workers in the U.S. resigned from a record 4.4 million jobs in September. Many Americans are leaving roles for better working conditions and pay amid a historically fast economic recovery.

The wave of resignations hasn’t been uniform across the country, though. States in the West, including Hawaii, Montana, Utah and Oregon, saw the largest growth in quits in September, according to the Labor Department. Eighteen states broke or tied their records for quits levels in September.

Industries experiencing high turnover rates drove quits in the Western U.S. in September and led many Northeastern states to see a more rapid increase in quits since the start of this year. Quits in the education sector—which accounts for a larger share of employment in Northeastern states than many others—have risen at the fastest pace of any industry since January. Reopening timelines and vaccination rates have also helped spur employer demand for workers in the Northeast this year.

Montana has the nation’s biggest share of employment in the arts, entertainment and recreation sector, which includes jobs at museums, theaters and amusement parks.

The state logged the second fastest increase in quits in the U.S. in September, behind Hawaii, when arts, entertainment and recreation experienced a sharp 82% rise in quits from a month earlier. Worker resignations also grew rapidly in other Western states with a relative abundance of employees in the arts, including Utah, Colorado and Nevada.

Job openings have increased at the fastest rate in the Northeast since January, after the region’s labor market struggled throughout 2020. The New York region was among the first in the U.S. to be hit hard by the pandemic, and leaders in Northeastern states imposed strict business restrictions and left them in place longer than many other areas.

Many Northeastern states fully reopened their economies this summer, though, and saw relatively high rates of vaccinations—factors that converged to spur robust employer demand for workers.

As job openings increased, quitting became a more attractive option for workers in the Northeast. Some states in the region—including New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island—have seen among the fastest growth in quits in the U.S. since January. Those individuals are likely leaving their jobs for better opportunities, including roles with higher pay, remote-work options and improved work-life balance.

High quits rates in a given region don’t always indicate a fast labor-market recovery is under way there, though. “The great resignation as we discussed so far is not just about having a lot of job openings out there,” said Sinem Buber, economist at jobs site ZipRecruiter. For instance, quits surged in Hawaii this year, though job openings remained depressed.

Layoffs in Hawaii rose recently as the state discouraged tourists from visiting during a rise in Delta-virus cases. More people could be quitting their jobs in Hawaii and taking some time off work as the pandemic persists, or leaving the state altogether.

The labor force, or number of people working or seeking a job, is about 1.4% smaller in Hawaii than it was at the start of the year.

Since January, quits have increased the most of any industry in educational services, which includes teachers, janitors and guidance counselors. Many teachers have resigned or retired early due to the pandemic. States with the highest share of jobs in education are concentrated in the Northeast and have also seen among the largest percentage increases in quits since the beginning of this year.

Fast-rising quits add to evidence that the labor market is historically tight. Employers are struggling to find workers to fill a multitude of job postings as demand picks up. There are about 10 job openings for every seven job seekers.

Businesses are ramping up pay to attract workers in a competitive market. Private-sector wages and salaries grew at a fast pace in the third quarter from a year earlier across regions and were particularly strong in the South.

Many workers who quit are likely reaping pay bumps. Job hoppers tend to see stronger wage gains than people who stay put.

Updated: 11-28-2021

Young Workers Aren’t Gonna Take It Anymore

Millennials were reporting burnout before the pandemic, but Gen Z has joined the chorus as Covid-19 rages on.

There are 25 working days left in 2021. That probably terrifies and thrills you at the same time — after all, if 2022 is as weird for work as 2021 has been, we’re in for an interesting time.

Many companies (and politicians) dubbed 2021 the year of returning to the office, but many white-collar workers have either refused or ended up adopting a hybrid system where some days are spent in peace at home and other days are spent gossiping around the water cooler at the office. We’ve also seen the start of two large movements that threaten to reshape the labor market: the Great Resignation and Lying Flat.

Stephen Carter writes about a new Pew Research Center survey of 19,000 people in 17 developed countries on what gives their life meaning. Unsurprisingly, family ranked first in most places. Perhaps surprisingly, occupation also ranked highly, coming in second place in seven nations and fourth in the U.S. and the U.K.

The pandemic has no doubt shifted the tensions between work, family and other important aspects of our lives, and that seems to be at the heart of the two movements.

Erin Lowry wrote back in October that millennials are leading the recent increase in people quitting their jobs. Even before the pandemic, millennials were suffering from high rates of burnout, so it makes sense that many are taking the return to normal as a chance to change what that normal is.

As Erin puts it: “Shouldn’t this be a moment to consider how to work to live instead of live to work?” On social media, that sentiment has driven the rise of r/antiwork, a rapidly growing community of overworked and underappreciated employees.

The Anti-Work Brigade (Leaders Of The Great Resignation) Targets Amazon On Black Friday

Among the most popular forms of content are screenshots of conversations with bad bosses. Allison Schrager says bad management is no doubt contributing to high quit rates: “A bad manager can make any employee feel like their work is pointless, that they aren’t valued, or have no stability. This is often what tips the decisions to stay in a job or not.”

While it’s older millennials who are leading the charge, what effects will the pandemic and working life have on Gen Z, our newest employees? A survey of 1,345 young Brits ages 16 to 25 by the Health Foundation and Institute for Employment Studies sheds some light on a generation that isn’t necessarily happy at work but has aspirations for a fulfilling career.

More than half of respondents reported often or sometimes feeling overworked, a lack of motivation, stressed or anxious. While everyone experiences stressful periods at work, it’s not a promising sign that young employees are already feeling burned out. This could have something to do with that pesky pandemic, though. A large number of respondents also reported poorer working conditions after the start of the pandemic.

But with good pay and meaning high up on their list of priorities, Gen Z should think twice about lying flat. Alexis Leondis says that choosing your personal well-being and health over wealth now may impact job prospects down the line. But if you’re choosing to lie flat in the first place, maybe that doesn’t matter to you.

The other weird thing going on right now in the labor market is a labor shortage: Niall Ferguson writes that, taking quit rates, vacancy rates and wage growth together, the U.S. labor market is tight. Yet we’re still around 4 million jobs short of where we were in February 2020, and around 7 million short of where we would be had the pre-pandemic trend continued. Why aren’t people just going out and getting jobs? It’s kinda hard, actually. As Erin notes, employees are holding ou­­t for quality jobs that suit them, and employers are being picky, too. After all, it’s still expensive to hire someone and a headache to replace them.

Niall thinks that some of the weirdness with the labor market can be blamed on the fact that the pandemic is over but also not yet over. Last week, a new Covid variant dropped — the Omicron variant. Safe to say, then, that the pandemic will continue affecting our work lives, even after we’ve said goodbye to 2021. That’s just plain terrifying.

Updated: 11-29-2021

Workers Quit Jobs In Droves To Become Their Own Bosses

Seeking flexibility or escape from corporate bureaucracy, employees discover their inner entrepreneur.

The pandemic has unleashed a historic burst in entrepreneurship and self-employment. Hundreds of thousands of Americans are striking out on their own as consultants, retailers and small-business owners.

The move helps explain the ongoing shake-up in the world of work, with more people looking for flexibility, anxious about covid exposure, upset about vaccine mandates or simply disenchanted with pre-pandemic office life. It is also aggravating labor shortages in some industries and adding pressure on companies to revamp their employment policies.

The number of unincorporated self-employed workers has risen by 500,000 since the start of the pandemic, Labor Department data show, to 9.44 million. That is the highest total since the financial-crisis year 2008, except for this summer. The total amounts to an increase of 6% in the self-employed, while the overall U.S. employment total remains nearly 3% lower than before the pandemic.

Entrepreneurs applied for federal tax-identification numbers to register 4.54 million new businesses from January through October this year, up 56% from the same period of 2019, Census Bureau data show. That was the largest number on records that date back to 2004. Two-thirds were for businesses that aren’t expected to hire employees.

This year, the share of U.S. workers who work for a company with at least 1,000 employees has fallen for the first time since 2004, Labor Department data show. Meanwhile, the percentage of U.S. workers who are self-employed has risen to the highest in 11 years. In October, they represented 5.9% of U.S. workers, versus 5.4% in February 2020.

The self-employment increase coincides with complaints by many U.S. companies of difficulties—in some cases extreme—in finding and retaining enough employees. In September, U.S. workers resigned from a record 4.4 million jobs, Labor Department data show.

Kimberly Friddle, 50 years old, quit her job as head of marketing for a regional mortgage company near Dallas in September 2020. Her daughters in the sixth and eighth grade were struggling with attending school virtually, and, months into the pandemic, both were showing signs of anxiety. Although her employer was understanding, she wanted flexibility to provide them help without juggling Zoom meetings and projects.

Ms. Friddle planned to stay home indefinitely with the support of her husband, a pharmaceutical-company executive. But when a friend contacted her the next month, she saw an opportunity.

The friend sold home décor items on Amazon.com from his home in Canada, and Covid-related border restrictions were making it difficult to process returns. When he explained what he needed—primarily, someone to examine returned items for damage and ship them back to Amazon—Ms. Friddle felt the work could be a good challenge and a chance for her older daughter, Samantha, to gain some work experience.

The Anti-Work Brigade (Leaders Of The Great Resignation) Targets Amazon On Black Friday

Kimberly Friddle, Foreground, Left A Job As Head Of Marketing For A Mortgage Company And Started Her Own Logistics, Warehousing And Fulfillment Business, Where She Works Alongside Her Oldest Daughter, Samantha.

They began processing returns for him steadily. When other Amazon sellers he knew needed help with warehouse-related tasks that were also made harder by the pandemic, he referred them to Ms. Friddle.

Now she runs an Amazon logistics, warehousing and fulfillment business full time from the family’s home outside Houston and rented warehouse space nearby. Her older daughter works with her about 10 hours a week, and Ms. Friddle recently hired an assistant. She hopes to expand her services to Walmart vendors.

In July, the family’s monthly income returned to roughly what it was when she worked in marketing, Ms. Friddle said. Though the decision to leave that job was an emotional one, she said, a change after 27 years has given her new energy and confidence in addition to the flexibility.

“I didn’t have a plan when I left,” she said. “I wasn’t giving enough attention to the needs of my family. I wasn’t giving enough attention to the job that needed to be done. I felt like I was failing everywhere.”

 

The Anti-Work Brigade (Leaders Of The Great Resignation) Targets Amazon On Black Friday

Ms. Friddle With Samantha At Their Company Warehouse In Magnolia, Texas.

Now, “I feel so successful and I wake up every day like, ‘I wonder what’s going to happen today.’ ”

Through the late 19th century, a large share of Americans worked for themselves, as farmers or artisans. With new technology such as electric lighting, manufacturing expanded, and many people left the field for the factory floor. They landed in an environment of strictly defined work hours and hierarchies—workers overseen by managers overseen by executives.

By the time Covid-19 arrived in the U.S., the advent of apps, websites and companies catering to entrepreneurs and freelancers was already giving employees options.

Then, the pandemic spurred some people to “pause and re-evaluate their priorities,” said Aaron De Smet, a McKinsey & Co. senior partner and consultant on labor trends. “When you have a big event where everybody takes stock, and trends are already in place, people working for an employer never thought of doing freelance but now when [they] think about it, why not?”

Marcus Grimm, a 50-year-old in Lancaster, Pa., worked at advertising agencies from the time he finished college. For years, he toyed with freelancing. “I had always considered it, but literally just never had the guts to make the move,” he said. “I was scared I would lose sleep every night worrying about my next dollar.”

Early in the pandemic, Mr. Grimm, a married father of two grown children, was laid off. He logged onto Upwork, a website that connects freelance workers from a wide range of industries with potential clients. He fielded several assignments doing ad campaigns for big companies, charging a low hourly rate.

Business flowed in. He has steadily raised his rate, to $150 an hour. Mr. Grimm said he now earns more than in his old job, which paid $130,000 a year.

His favorite part is not having to deal with corporate politics or any bureaucracy. He can go kayaking in the middle of the day.

“I’m the one who finds the client, I’m the one who does the work, and I’m the one who deals with any of the problems that come up,” he said.

The Anti-Work Brigade (Leaders Of The Great Resignation) Targets Amazon On Black Friday

American Flag Heart Stickers Are Part Of The Custom Labeling Ms. Friddle Does For One Client. “They Say ‘Thank You For Supporting Our Small Business,’ ”She Says.

One client offered to hire him full-time, but he declined, Mr. Grimm said. “I told them, ‘I’ve seen the light.’ ”

Etsy Inc., an online marketplace for individuals to buy and sell items, says it had 7.5 million active sellers as of Sept. 30—up 2.6 million from that time in 2019. Eight in 10 are women. Its surveys indicate more than 4 in 10 of the new sellers started their businesses for reasons related to the pandemic, including for some the need to stay home to care for family members.

On a recent investor call, Upwork Inc. Chief Executive Hayden Brown, citing a September 2020 survey, said: “A new type of career path has emerged, with half of the Gen Z [age 18 to 22] talent pool actually choosing to start their careers in freelance rather than full-time employment.”

Based on a summer 2021 survey, Upwork concluded that 20% of people working remotely during the pandemic were considering leaving their jobs for freelance work.

At LinkedIn, the number of members who indicate they are self-employed by listing services from a field called “Open to Business” has quadrupled since the pandemic began, to 2.2 million, the company said. Nearly half of the new entrepreneurs have a college degree and nearly 4 in 10 a postgraduate degree.

Etsy Inc., an online marketplace for individuals to buy and sell items, says it had 7.5 million active sellers as of Sept. 30—up 2.6 million from that time in 2019. Eight in 10 are women. Its surveys indicate more than 4 in 10 of the new sellers started their businesses for reasons related to the pandemic, including for some the need to stay home to care for family members.

On a recent investor call, Upwork Inc. Chief Executive Hayden Brown, citing a September 2020 survey, said: “A new type of career path has emerged, with half of the Gen Z [age 18 to 22] talent pool actually choosing to start their careers in freelance rather than full-time employment.”

Based on a summer 2021 survey, Upwork concluded that 20% of people working remotely during the pandemic were considering leaving their jobs for freelance work.

At LinkedIn, the number of members who indicate they are self-employed by listing services from a field called “Open to Business” has quadrupled since the pandemic began, to 2.2 million, the company said. Nearly half of the new entrepreneurs have a college degree and nearly 4 in 10 a postgraduate degree.

Enterprises founded by women have grown by 27% and male-founded ones by 17% since the pandemic started, according to a LinkedIn analysis of user profiles.

Meanwhile, Labor Department data show that in the two years through July, the number of self-employed female workers actively at work has grown 4.3%, while the number of self-employed male workers is down 1%, according to a Pew Research analysis.

Limited child-care or commuting options have helped spur some of the moves.

Matt Parrish of Raleigh, N.C., worked for a company that built retaining walls since graduating from the University of Florida roughly a decade ago. An engineer who managed projects, Mr. Parrish, 31, grew tired of dealing with the bureaucracy, such as when he wanted to hire someone.

“I enjoyed the work I was doing, but I definitely felt like I was getting more and more pigeonholed because it was such a large company,” he said.

He also wanted a schedule allowing more time with his newborn daughter. His employer provided just two weeks of paid parental leave, he said.

The Anti-Work Brigade (Leaders Of The Great Resignation) Targets Amazon On Black Friday

Matt Parrish Works At Home As A Consultant On Construction Projects. Above, Mr. Parrish With His Wife, Christina Parrish, And Their Daughter, Carrolyn.

Mr. Parrish resigned in August and went into business as a consultant to homeowners and commercial-building owners on building retaining walls for construction projects. Being able to work from home and care for his daughter throughout the day was a primary reason, he said.

Instagram, YouTube and TikTok have provided new avenues to raise cash for aspiring entrepreneurs. Meanwhile, Robinhood Markets Inc. and cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin have spurred a new generation of traders, some so successful they have quit their jobs to trade.

Josh Dorgan, who is 32, started trading cryptocurrencies in 2017 with a straightforward goal: to pay off the mortgage on a house he and his wife had bought in Omaha, Neb., as fast as possible.

Mr. Dorgan continued working as a pediatric nurse while trading litecoin, ether and XRP. His trading, plus advisory roles he took on with crypto companies, started taking more time, becoming hard to balance with his job managing the dialysis unit at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha.

When he told his wife, also a nurse, he wanted to quit and focus just on investing, she insisted they talk to a financial adviser first. With a professional’s signoff, he quit the hospital job in August 2020. He said his trading profits the following week equaled his previous full-year salary.

He tries to confine his work—including advising digital-currency firms and creating content for his nearly 200,000 Twitter followers—to between 8:30 a.m. and noon, leaving time to spend with his 10-month-old son, golfing and visiting a lake house he and his wife bought recently.

“You don’t just get into the markets and make money out of thin air,” said Mr. Dorgan. Yet even in volatile trading conditions, he said, he feels far less pressure than when he was juggling investing with a full-time job: “When I’m at a red light, I don’t feel like I’m rushed to get home anymore.”

Part of the current shift to self-employment might prove temporary. The boom in self-employed day traders during the dot-com hoopla of the late 1990s deflated along with the stock bubble.

A sharp rise in savings—boosted by a federal supplement to unemployment benefits, most recently $300 a week, that was paid for as long as 18 months of the pandemic—provides some individuals a financial cushion to pursue self-employment. As they run down those savings, some might again want a regular paycheck, economists say.

In addition, if labor shortages ease, freelancers could face stiffer competition from companies in landing clients. Finally, if the pandemic recedes, so might one piece of the impetus to leave regular work in favor of self-employment. Five percent of unvaccinated adults say they left a job because of a vaccine requirement they opposed, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation survey in October.

Robert Spencer, 55, repaired bridges for Washington state’s government for nearly a decade as a welder and fabricator. Mr. Spencer, who had a bout of Covid-19 early in the pandemic, left the job in October because he wasn’t willing to comply with a vaccine mandate for state employees.

As his end-date approached, Mr. Spencer, who had worked for himself before joining the state, began buying supplies to run his own fencing business and lining up residential projects.

His wife now handles billing and accounts payable and receivable. He says the two will need to make financial adjustments in anticipation of a winter slowdown in home improvement.

If the state should change its rules and let everybody come back, “then obviously I would, because of the benefits,” Mr. Spencer said. “But until then—I’m not counting on it—I plan on doing what I’m doing now. I enjoy it.”

Updated: 11-29-2021

What is ‘The Great Resignation’? An Expert Explains

The Great Resignation is a phenomenon that describes record numbers of people leaving their jobs after the COVID-19 pandemic ends.

Companies now have to navigate the ripple effects of the pandemic and re-evaluate how to retain talent.

Dr. Isabell Welpe explains what we can learn from this recent trend in the workforce.

The Great Resignation is an idea proposed by Professor Anthony Klotz of Texas A&M University that predicts a large number of people leaving their jobs after the COVID pandemic ends and life returns to “normal.” Managers are now navigating the ripple effects from the pandemic, as employees re-evaluate their careers and leave their jobs in record numbers.

Companies have a record number of open positions in the US, and to explore what has been driving this recent shift, a recent in depth analysis by Ian Cook and his team of more than 9 million employee records at 4,000 global companies revealed two trends:

* Resignation Rates Are Highest Among Mid-Career Employees
* Resignation Rates Are Highest In The Technology And Healthcare Industries

At the onset of the pandemic, the job market was full of uncertainty and mass layoffs: millions of people lost their jobs, and those lucky enough to remain employed remained put in their roles for survival. However, as we now turn towards recovery, workers in privileged positions who don’t live paycheck to paycheck are now finally moving on.

Most in non-developed economies with the absence of social security and unemployment benefits cannot afford this luxury but may still be undergoing duress and pent-up frustration from the disruption caused by the pandemic.

These trends highlight the importance to understanding why people are leaving and what can be done to prevent The Great Resignation. It also calls for a data-driven approach to determine not just how many people are quitting, but who exactly has the highest turnover risk.

Given the buzz generated around the term “The Great Resignation”, we turned to Professor Dr. Isabell Welpe at the Technical University of Munich. Dr. Welpe conducts research in the area of leadership, innovation, and organization from a behavioural science perspective, with a focus on the selection of managers, managing teams, the role of emotions within managing processes as well as incentive systems and performance measurement.

Dr. Welpe also curated the Forum’s Strategic Intelligence briefings on “Workforce and Employment” and “Education, Skills, and Learning” which highlight the key trends and emerging issues relating to the future of work, education, upskilling, and innovation in these fields.

Behind The Buzzword ‘The Great Resignation’

Your research gravitates around strategic leadership, work motivation, and the future orientation of organizations. What drew you to develop your expertise in this domain?

The study of organizations is fascinating because many things we hold dear are the result and product of organizations and the leadership therein. When things don’t work out, when services fail, or products lack a certain quality – it is all the result of organizational failure.

What I find fascinating is that the role and shape of organizations is constantly shifting, often in response to technological developments. I expect organizations to become more marketized in the future with younger generations not holding 6 jobs in their lifetime anymore but 6 jobs at the same time, as workers offer their skills to different companies in different projects.

Technology development usually moves in waves and we will soon witness the dawn of the decentralised economy that enables a blockchain based way of makers and creators directly interacting with customers and users without the need to go through platform companies and intermediating firms. DAOs (Decentralized autonomous organizations) will be the next stage for organizations in this decentralised economy.

As the global workforce prepares to enter the post pandemic reality, what would you consider the most pressing challenge that organizations must address to sustain work motivation?

We have yet to see what a post pandemic world and workplace will look like. What we can already see is that how we organize work and work together will not return to the way it was before the pandemic. Many companies have announced that their employees never have to return to the office fulltime.

I would expect to see a post pandemic work organization as one that moves away from a one-size-fits-all approach towards one that allows individual and asynchronous organization of work and work settings. For example, I expect that companies will allow a part of their workforce to work fully remote most of the time and allow another part of their workforce to come to the office only on 1-2 days a week.

The use of office buildings will change as they become cultural touchstones and meetings places for recruiting, meeting customers, and holding bootcamps to facilitate interpersonal exchange. This new way of organizing work requires a different leadership style and also demands new skills from workers.

Self leadership will gradually replace leadership through leaders and control. Workers who are able, willing, and motivated to take on responsibility will thrive and enable greater agility in their organizations. Managing the transition to this new way of functioning organizations requires two measures: Selecting the right talents and socialising them in the right way.

What’s Causing The Great Resignation?

There’s been a lot which has been discussed relating to healthcare worker exodus after facing the brunt of the pandemic. However, service industries such as retail, hospitality, food service, etc are continuing to see the highest number of workers quit in any sector. Why is the demand for these jobs and retention fading from the labour market?

Industries with low location and time independence were among the industries that suffered most during the COVID pandemic work crisis.

These are business models that are characterized by close proximity of location and time, which implies that providers and receivers of a product or service are at the same place at the same time. These are businesses like dine in restaurants, ship cruises, sporting events, music concerts, passenger airlines, etc.

All these business models suffer severely from such a crisis due to the nature of their business model which has cascading effects on workers, their participation, motivation, and wellbeing.

Services provided at a specific place, but where provider and receiver don’t need to be there at the same time have done slightly better. Typical examples are self service stations and independent nature tourism with providers like bergfex or komoot.

As these businesses can be done independent from in time service provision, they have a high survival probability. Businesses that are characterized by a high location independence of the service and a low independence of time, such as businesses that need provider and receiver to do business at the same time but not at the same location have a high survival probability, where you might see lower incidents of the ‘The Great Resignation’. These are business models like live streaming, delivery restaurants, online counseling, and tele medicine.

What we now see is that businesses that offer their products or services independent of time and location, like streaming services, online retailers, remote work service providers, and other multisided platforms are where talent is moving to given their potential and their successful emergence from the pandemic.

Overall, virtual and remote work is mostly here to stay.

—Dr. Isabell Welpe, Technical University of Munich

For white-collar workers, the pandemic afforded many new perks such as the ability to work from home, greater flexibility, a more balanced work-life balance – which were unheard of pre pandemic. Would you foresee companies and organisations offering and expanding such perks being the most talent competitive in the future?

I think Stewart Butterfield, the CEO of Slack, has a point in asking: “If we say that everyone must return to the office, or we expect people to, and one of our competitors says you can work remotely, who wouldn’t take the second option there?”

We already know from surveys before the pandemic started that an overwhelming majority of knowledge workers would like to work from home and would even be willing to quit a job to work remotely. This is one of the major reasons for The Great Resignation.

During the pandemic, some of the most popular employers have announced that their workers never have to come back into the office regularly again, so it certainly will become an issue of employer attractiveness. There are many benefits of remote working, as employers can save on real estate costs and tap into global talent flexibly.

The degree of remote work will also depend upon how well firms manage the challenges that come with remote work: overcoming communication silos particularly between the weak ties between workers and across departments, as well as sharing non-codified information and knowledge. Overall, virtual and remote work is mostly here to stay.

How should organisations be reevaluating their future orientation given the new world of work? What factors should be considered so that our systems are geared towards ensuring decent and dignified work for all?

One of the most important points is establishing a culture of individualized working conditions. Organizations need to know the approximate 5 areas, abilities, behaviour and rules where they cannot and will not compromise – such as high self responsibility and conscientiousness or ability for self development but remain quite flexible at working times, working places and workplace setups.

We know from previous research that a lot of work has actually never happened at work due to the M&Ms “the managers and the meetings” as Jason Fried said in his famous TED talk, which keep people at work away from work.

So, the new normal with more possibilities for asynchronous work should enable a win-win situation for workers and organizations alike.

Research on the performance of virtual teams clearly shows that both virtual and non-virtual teams always perform better with more role clarity, task clarity, structure and handbook first policies but that all of these are of particular important for the functioning of virtual teams.

The pandemic has also shown that companies that have focused on recruiting highly trustworthy, highly committed and performance-oriented individuals found the transition to more flexible and future oriented work much easier.

Updated: 12-7-2021

From The Great Resignation To Lying Flat, Workers Are Opting Out

In China, the U.S., Japan, and Germany, younger generations are rethinking the pursuit of wealth.

Around the world, millions of people are rethinking how they work and live—and how to better balance the two.

The Great Resignation has U.S. workers quitting their jobs in record numbers—more than 24 million did so from April to September this year—and many are staying out of the labor force. Germany, Japan, and other wealthy nations are seeing shades of the same trend.

The pandemic has taken a toll, with surveys showing an increase in feelings of burnout and a deterioration in mental health in many nations.

But the pressure has been building in developed countries for decades. Incomes have stagnated, job security has become precarious, and the costs of housing and education have soared, leaving fewer young people able to build a financially stable life.

Although the Great Resignation is a phenomenon among those who are younger than 40, it’s also reverberating across the economy and forcing a broader conversation about work. Millennials (born between 1980 and the late 1990s) and Generation Z (the demographic cohort after them) tend to marry, buy houses, and have children later than their forebears—if at all.

China’s “lie flat” movement, jump-started by a social media post from which it got its name, is also about opting out. It’s a reaction against a system in which a grueling “996” work schedule—9 a.m. to 9 p.m., six days a week—is common in industries like technology. So is unrelenting pressure from family, society, and even the government to keep climbing the ladder.

The country’s economy has doubled in size over the past decade, but not everybody is reaping the benefits: In many big cities the rising cost of living is outstripping wage growth.

As a result, some see the lie flat phenomenon as a warning of impending Japan-style stagnation—one that’s arrived unexpectedly early in the economy’s development. Others argue it’s more of the 1960s-style counterculture movements that cropped up in the U.S. and parts of western Europe, with ordinary people seeking a lower-pressure society that’s more focused on personal development.

“It’s basically a coincidence that these two discourses emerged at the same time,” says Xiang Biao, director of the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Germany. “But we can make a connection. It’s about how the economy has become overheated and unsustainable, both in an environmental sense and in a mental sense.”

Almost half of the world’s workers are considering quitting, according to a Microsoft Corp. survey. About 4 in 10 millennial and Gen Z respondents say they’d leave their job if asked to come back to the office full time, a global survey by advisory company Qualtrics International Inc. found—more than any other generation.

Some among older generations have criticized these attitudes as privileged and lazy. But the reality is that working hours have been dropping in richer countries for decades across all age brackets.

In the face of existential threats such as the pandemic and climate change, the Great Resignation and lie flat have the potential to spark a deeper discussion about the relentless pursuit of wealth, at the individual level and for nations as a whole.

“When confronted with the prospect of mortality, people definitely behave differently,” says Benjamin Granger, head of employee experience advisory services at Qualtrics. “People are looking at work through a very different lens. The lens is things like, ‘I am not working for a paycheck. That’s not what this is about. I need to be fulfilled.’”
Lying Flat in China

What started as a witty expression of Chinese youthful rebellion has become a movement that even Xi Jinping has acknowledged. In a speech in August, the president urged the country to “avoid involution and lying flat” and instead “open channels for upward mobility.”

“I haven’t been working for two years, and I don’t see anything wrong with this,” read the April post on the Baidu Tieba platform that sent lie flat viral. “Pressure mainly comes from comparisons with your peers and the values of the older generations. But we don’t have to follow them.”

The poster, who went by the name Kind-Hearted Traveler, drew a comparison with the ancient Greek philosopher Diogenes, an ascetic who lived in a barrel. “Lying flat is my philosophical movement.”

The movement’s spiritual home may be Shenzhen, in southeastern China. The booming technology hub is home to giant electronics factories and companies such as Huawei Technologies Co. and Tencent Holdings Ltd.—as well as 18 million people, many of whom have moved there from other parts of China to chase their dreams of affluence. Now, as the economy slows, some are wondering if those dreams are worth the effort.

Jack, a 32-year-old tech worker who gave only one name for fear of reprisal from his employer, was full of ambition when a telecommunications company hired him five years ago. But a punishing workload failed to translate into the success he’d hoped for, and over time his enthusiasm drained away. He’s still working, but not as hard.

“Many internet industries have reached a stage where there is no explosive growth,” Jack says. “But all the heavy work is still here. All the stress is still here. You lose hope.”

That Shenzhen is among the world’s least affordable cities adds to his woes. “Even for well-paid professionals like me and my girlfriend, it’s still crazy,” he says. “The down payment for a flat in Shenzhen is 2, 3 million yuan [about $314,000 to $471,000]. That’s like both our savings, plus very huge help from our parents.”

In October thousands of employees at companies including Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and TikTok owner ByteDance Ltd. participated in an online campaign branded “Worker Lives Matter” by posting information on when they start and end their workdays on a public spreadsheet. ByteDance has since mandated a shorter workweek.

In memes and online posts, younger Chinese people call their generation “mouse people” and “salted fish.” (In Cantonese a salted fish is a metaphor for a corpse, but it can also mean people lacking ambition or drive.) If such attitudes become pervasive, they could accelerate population decline: China’s birthrate dropped to a record low in 2020, a major concern because the labor force is already shrinking.

At the Sanhe employment exchange in the north of Shenzhen, dozens of recent arrivals from other parts of China gather to browse job postings. While the country’s migrant workers were once celebrated for their industriousness, these men and women have developed a reputation for whiling away their time playing online games or streaming TV, picking up day jobs only when they need money to pay their phone bill or rent.

Shunning longer-term work and factory jobs in favor of less demanding service roles, they sum up their lifestyle in a simple mantra: “Work for a day, have fun for three.”

On a recent morning, Mr. Li, a 32-year-old from Shaanxi province who declined to give his full name, surveyed the market’s bulletin board with little enthusiasm. When a recruiter approached with a smartphone video from a factory seeking workers, Li rejected the job as soon as he saw it involved operating heavy machinery.

Li’s attitude suggests the lie flat movement may be a symptom of a new stage in China’s economic development: As a nation gets richer, its workers can afford to be more choosy. In the U.S. and Europe, the formation of a large middle class was key to the rise of 1960s counterculture and, later, the so-called slacker generation of the ’90s.

In an echo of those Western movements, middle-class young Chinese people—with prospects beyond anything their parents could ever have hoped for—say their society is too conformist and materialistic. “There is a rather limited definition of success,” says Chen Ziyang, 25, who’s living in Shenzhen while studying online for a master’s degree from the University of Chicago.

“We all know Jack Ma and those CEOs. But if everyone pursued that kind of career, of course there will be more competition and depression,” she says over drinks at an upscale teahouse. “Some people give up and lie flat.”

American Resignation

In the U.S. the financial anxieties of millennials long predate Covid-19. Because of the combination of an explosion in student debt and the plodding recovery from the Great Recession, this generation is likely to be the first in U.S. history to be less wealthy than their parents.

The pandemic appears to have brought these concerns to a head. Two-thirds of millennials who left their jobs in 2021 cited mental health reasons, according to a Mind Share Partners survey, and the proportion for Gen Z was even higher, at 81%.

The human and economic carnage caused by Covid has also left many young people questioning their priorities.

In July 2020 the federal agency in Washington, D.C., where Ben Anderson worked summoned its staff back to the office without supplying safety equipment or making accommodations for social distancing. After a colleague became a Covid long-hauler, Anderson began to wonder whether a steady job was the key to security and a good life after all. “As the world collapsed, I don’t think they gave a shit about me,” the 29-year-old says.

Quitting had been on his mind for a few years already. He’d earned top grades in college, relocated to a big city for work, and spent seven years in a full-time, white-collar job. Yet he still couldn’t save enough to buy a home. “Work was crazy stressful, and I was far from my family,” he says. “And at a certain point it was like, ‘For what?’ I was working in a gigantic bureaucracy in which you don’t effect change. It’s not built for that. I just got jaded.”

He’s now living in Los Angeles and acting in television shows and commercials. “I have as much chance in something as insane as Hollywood as running the gauntlet at a government job,” he says.

Although the Great Resignation is often thought of as a youth movement, at least one study shows employees from age 30 to 45 are also quitting at high rates.

Nate Mann, who at 40 is among the oldest millennials, spent almost half his life as a bartender in Washington, D.C. He put up with late nights and high stress in return for about $80,000 a year. But when Covid closed the bar at which he worked in March 2020, he decided to focus on something he’d been doing on the side for a while: painting.

“I all of a sudden had all this time, so I just hunkered down and focused on the art,” he says.

Many of his friends are also shifting out of poorly paid or unfulfilling jobs. “People have felt their power now,” he says. “They won’t be embarrassed to advocate for themselves or tell the people: ‘No. I’m not going to do that. That’s not fair or right.’”

Mann was one of the many who used money he’d saved over the years to facilitate his reinvention. The U.S. personal savings rate skyrocketed during the pandemic thanks to enhanced unemployment benefits and stimulus checks.

Global Burnout

In Japan the conversations taking place in China and the U.S. about how to balance work and other pursuits sound familiar. In the 1990s the media painted an unflattering portrait of youthful “freeters” who rejected Japan’s demanding office culture, with its rigid hierarchies and 15-hour workdays, in favor of working odd jobs.

Young people said their lifestyle had been forced on them by a stagnant economy and a deregulation of the labor market that resulted in fewer salaried positions and more job insecurity.

By 2010 freeters had acquired a less disparaging label as part of a bigger phenomenon—the “satori generation”—referring to a state of enlightenment in Japanese Buddhism achieved by giving up material desires.

Kairu Taira, 22, works for a consumer-goods company in Kobe and runs a satori generation blog. While not a freeter, he considers himself a minimalist, with a limited wardrobe that includes only four T-shirts and four long-sleeved shirts.

He says the satori generation gets blamed for “not helping the economy enough,” because they spend so little. “But I think each of us is more able to see what’s really important in life,” he says. “In that sense, I like the term.”

The growing acceptance of the satori generation may reflect that lower growth rates and less stable employment are here to stay. The number of newborns in the country, already in decline for decades, fell to a record low in 2020.

“With freeters there was a lot more shame, fear, and anger being expressed,” says Robin O’Day, a professor at the University of North Georgia who studies Japanese youth culture. “Now it seems that there’s nothing that can be done.”

Young people’s prospects took a similar hit from Taiwan’s economic slowdown in the early 2000s. At the time, A-Gui was a video editor in Taipei. Burned out by a job that once had him spend three days straight in the office finishing a project, he quit in 2006 and became a freelancer.

“As long as I had enough to live, it was enough,” he says. “There were times when my money almost ran out, but something would always come along.”

Eventually, A-Gui got married, and in 2016 he went back to work full time. But he sees frustrated younger people today following the same path.

“No matter how hard you work, you won’t be able to buy a house,” he says. “The threshold is always rising, so it’s becoming more unobtainable. What’s the point?”

Even in more welfare-minded Europe, where employment retention programs prevented pandemic layoffs on the scale seen in the U.S., many people are rethinking their careers. Across the euro area about 2 million fewer people are in employment than before the coronavirus struck.

Milena Kula, 26, says she was “relieved” when her contract at a Berlin nonprofit organization focused on politics expired in April 2020. “I hated working a desk job,” she says. “The best part of my day was my 45-minute cycle to work.”

She now lives in the Brandenburg countryside, where she plans to set up a communal space for people who, like her, want to live in a more environmentally sustainable way. The idea is not to drop out of society, but to help create one they believe in, she says. “I needed a different approach to how I was doing things, and to be free from manipulation to create the life I want.”

Working, Reworked

Often what’s portrayed as a change in young people’s attitudes is simply a manifestation of longer-term trends, says Bobby Duffy, director of the Policy Institute at King’s College London, whose book The Generation Myth challenges stereotypes around generational shifts.

Many people in their 20s and 30s seek different things from work than their older peers, such as prioritizing learning new skills over stability, Duffy says, but older cohorts held broadly similar views when they were young.

The vast number of people quitting their jobs in the U.S. and Europe is a sign of a structural, psychological shift, according to Qualtrics’s Granger. He says people are being driven to “work on something that’s going to be meaningful, have a higher purpose. We’ve seen a lot of evidence for that.”

In China the shift may prove to be even more fundamental. The Communist Party is trying to defuse the lie flat phenomenon by promising continued upward mobility, with plans to double the size of the middle-income segment of the population by 2035.

But slowing economic growth is leading the party to focus more on how those gains are distributed. Recent policies aimed at improving conditions for gig workers and moderating housing and education costs aim to support a better quality of life.

If these preoccupations about the value of work persist, they may—in time—influence the course of economies.

“Lying flat and the Great Resignation are raising difficult questions, without making specific demands for change. This is good momentum,” says Xiang of the Max Planck Institute. “This can be energy to push for new growth paradigms.”

 

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